Large Studio BBPR ‘Spazio’ Wall-Unit or Room-Divider in Metal
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Studio BBPR for Olivetti, 'Spazio' shelving system, metal, plastic, Italy, 1960
This open shelf is part of Studio BBPR's 'Spazio' series and is consisting out of many columns in different widths. The arrangement itself is adjustable to your own liking. The honesty of construction and industrial texture of the metal, makes this long wall-unit a truly unique piece to store and showcase your valued belongings. The 'Spazio' series was designed by Studio BBPR for Olivetti in 1960. The design won the Compasso d'Oro Award in 1962. The desk of the 'Spazio' series is featured in MoMA permanent collection.
BBPR was an architectural partnership founded by Gianluigi Banfi (1910-1945), Lodovico Barbiano di Belgiojoso (1909-2004), Enrico Peressutti (1908-1976) and Ernesto Nathan Rogers (1909-1969). BBPR was thus an acronym formed from the first letters of their family names. The partnership was founded in opposition to Fascism and they wanted to develop a style that had no references to contemporary politics. During World War Two, Gianluigi Banfi died in the camps of the Nazi’s whereas the others were also severely defined by this era. They also strongly reacted against the International Style by enriching their buildings with medieval references.
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